“Austrian Airlines Trains Young Pilots Again”

Published on : Thursday, November 16, 2017

Austrian AirlinesToday, November 16, 2017, 24 future pilots are commencing their training to become fully-qualified pilots for Austrian Airlines. Their first training flight in Goodyear, Arizona (USA) will take place in the near future. They will enjoy piloting the first six new training aircraft acquired by Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT). One of these Cirrus SR20 even displays the well-known red-white-red tail fin (see photo). Accordingly, it is the world’s smallest aircraft featuring the familiar Austrian Airlines livery. It only has room for three people including the pilots. Additional 19 SR20 aircraft will be added to the LAT training fleet in the USA by April 2018.


The theoretical part of the training begins today in Bremen, Germany. Upon completion of the approximate 21-month training period, the participants will be given the Multi-Crew Pilot License (MPL). Subsequently, the graduates will acquire a license for the type of aircraft in which they will begin their flying career at Austrian Airlines. In this case the young pilots will be trained to operate either Bombardier Dash 8-400, Embraer 195 or Airbus A320 aircraft.


For the coming year 2018, Austrian Airlines is looking for 96 future pilots for a total of four courses. The invitation to submit applications targets men and women without any experience as pilots (so-called ab initios). The requirements demanded of prospective candidates include EU citizenship, a higher school certificate, secondary school vocational certificate, or the subject-related higher school certificate or university entrance qualification of the country of origin. Furthermore, candidates should be at least 165 cm tall and have an unrestricted passport. In addition, they should have a very good command of written and spoken German and English. People wearing glasses or contact lenses may only have maximum of +/- 3.0 diopter lenses.


Source:- Austrian Airlines


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo


  • 02 WTM London 2018
  • 03 imexamerica 2018
  • 08 theleisureshow 18
  • 09 cibtm 2018
  • 09 Seatrade Cruise Med 2018
  • 10 Astana leisure 2018
  • 10 ITE-HCMC 2018
  • 11 lodgingconference 18
  • 11 ttgincontri 2018
  • 13 aite 2018
  • 14 CITIE 2018
  • 14 SATTE 2019
  • 14 traveltechme 2018
  • 15 TravelDaily TDC 18
  • 16 OTDYKH 2018
  • 17 Hotel Show dubai 18
  • 18 hospitalityqatar 18
  • 18 Hotel Management Asia Summit 2018
  • 18 thincindonesia 2018
  • 19 bricsaconsulting 2018
  • 20 CITE_TTW 2018
  • 20 europecongress 18
  • 20 sahicsouthamerica 2018
  • 21 bitmchina 2018
  • 22 Hotel Management Singapore Summit 18
  • 23 PTM 2018
  • 30 PATA


Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com